Cabo Verde’s new ambassador to Italy, Jorge Figueiredo Gonçalves handed the credentials to President Sérgio Matarelli, addressing the need for the “strengthening of friendship relations” in the short meeting, and cooperation between the two countries.
Speaking to Inforpress, this Monday from Rome, the new head of the Cabo Verdean diplomatic mission in Italy said that the ceremony took place in “perfect conditions”, after which he was invited by the Head of State, Sergio Matarelli, for a short private meeting.
According to the diplomat, he was able to discuss with the Italian President several issues of interest to both countries, highlighting the need to “strengthen relations of friendship and cooperation”.
Jorge Gonçalves, added that he took the opportunity to present to the Italian statesman a historical retrospective of the journey made so far by Cabo Verde and his expectations regarding Italy, a long-standing friend of the archipelago, who has always been “generous to our islands”.
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